Event Details

  • 02/16/2013

    Frederick Douglass and the Civil War
    Location: Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Julie Kutruff Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 202-426-5961

Come celebrate Frederick Douglass's 195 Birthday! Explore Douglass's Civil War, we will have music from the period, reenactors demonstrating a soldier's life and weapons, activities for kids, and lectures on African American soldiers in the Civil War. And there has to be birthday cake!

Saturday, February 16th.

Opening Ceremony 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Union Temple Baptist Church (1225 W ST SE, two blocks from the Douglass house) at the Frederick Main Programs 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (1411 W ST SE, Washington, D.C.). 

Free and open to the public, no tickets required. 

Swing by and wish Mr. Douglass a happy birthday.



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